Software lifecycle



Find detailed information about the available IBM Software Support Lifecycle Policies to help you realize the full value of your IBM software products.

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Advanced DBCS Printer Support for iSeries6.1.0S5761-AP12008-03-21 
Advanced Function Printing Utilities7.2.0S5770-AF12014-05-02 
Advanced Function Printing Utilities7.1.0S5770-AF12010-04-23 
Advanced Function Printing Utilities6.1.0S5761-AF12006-03-212015-09-30
Advanced Job Scheduler for i7.2.0S5770-JS12014-05-02 
Advanced Job Scheduler for i7.1.0S5770-JS12010-04-23 
Advanced Job Scheduler for i5/OS6.1.xS5761-JS12008-03-212015-09-30
AFP DBCS Fonts4.2.xS5769-FN11998-02-10 
AFP Font Collection for IBM i3.1.0E5733-B452010-12-10 
AFP Font Collection for Workstations and OS/4002.1.xS5648-B451998-09-082004-09-30
AFP Fonts4.2.xS5769-FNT1998-02-10 
Application Runtime Expert for IBM i1.1.0S5733-ARE2010-06-18 
Backup Recovery and Media Services for i7.2.0S5770-BR12014-05-02 
Backup Recovery and Media Services for i7.1.0S5770-BR12010-04-23 
Backup Recovery and Media Services for i5/OS6.1.xS5761-BR12008-03-212015-09-30
Backup Recovery and Media Services for iSeries5.4.xS5722-BR12006-02-14 
Business Graphics Utility for System i6.1.0E5761-DS22008-03-21 
Business Graphics Utility for System i6.1.xS5722-DS22008-03-21 
CICS Transaction Server for i7.2.0S5770-DFH2014-05-02 
CICS Transaction Server for i7.1.0S5770-DFH2010-04-23 
CICS Transaction Server for i5/OS6.1.xS5761-DFH2008-03-212015-09-30
Communications Utilities for System i6.1.xS5761-CM12008-03-21 
Developer Kit for Java7.3.xE5770-JV12016-04-15 
Developer Kit for Java7.2.xS5770-JV12014-05-02 
Developer Kit for Java6.1.xS5761-JV12008-03-21 
Express Runtime Web Environments for i5/OS1.2.xS5733-SO12008-01-29 
Extended Integrated Server Support for i5/OS6.1.0S5761-LSV2008-01-292015-09-30
Facsimile Support for iSeries6.1.xS5798-FAX2008-03-21 
Facsimile Support for iSeries5.8.xS5798-FAX2014-05-02 
Facsimile Support for iSeries5.4.xS5798-FAX2006-02-14 
Facsimile Support for iSeries5.3.xS5798-FAX2004-06-03 
Find Text Search Server for DB2 for i5/OS1.1.0S5733-OMF2008-01-29 
High Availability Solutions Manager7.2.xS5770-HAS2014-05-02 
High Availability Solutions Manager7.1.xS5770-HAS2010-04-13 
High Availability Solutions Manager6.1.0S5761-HAS2008-03-212015-09-30
HTTP Server for i7.3.xE5770-DG12016-04-15 
HTTP Server for i7.2.xS5770-DG12014-05-02 
HTTP Server for i7.1.0S5770-DG12010-04-13 
HTTP Server for iSeries6.1.xS5761-DG12008-03-212015-09-30
i Access for Web7.3.xE5770-XH22016-04-15 
i Access for Web7.2.xS5770-XH22014-05-02 
i Access for Web7.1.0S5770-XH22010-04-23 
IBM Cryptographic Device Manager for i7.3.xE5733-CY32016-04-15 
IBM Cryptographic Device Manager for i7.2.xS5733-CY32014-05-02 
IBM Cryptographic Device Manager for i7.1.0S5733-CY32010-04-23 
IBM Director4.1.xS5697-NFD2003-04-01 
IBM Director3.1.xS5697-NFD2002-01-152004-04-15
IBM i7.3.xE5770-SS12016-04-15 
IBM i7.2.xS5770-SS12014-05-02 
IBM i7.1.xS5770-SS12010-04-23 
IBM i6.1.xE5761-SS12008-03-212015-09-30
IBM i Access Client Solutions1.1.xE5733-XJ12012-04-24 
IBM i Access Family7.3.xE5770-XW12016-04-15 
IBM i Access Family7.2.xE5770-XW12014-05-02 
IBM i Access Family7.1.0S5770-XW12010-04-23 
IBM i Open Source Solutions1.1.0E5733-OPS2014-10-06 
IBM National Languages for i7.1.0S5770-NLV2010-04-23 
IBM System i Cryptographic Device Manager6.1.0S5733-CY22008-03-212015-09-30
IBM Toolbox for Java6.1.xS5761-JC12008-03-212015-09-30
i Facsimile for i5.7.0S5798-FAX2010-04-23 
Infoprint Designer for iSeries4.5.xS5733-ID12004-06-032016-09-30
Infoprint Fonts for Multiplatforms1.1.0S5648-E772002-12-17 
Infoprint Server for iSeries5.3.xS5722-IP12004-06-11 
iSeries Access for Wireless5.3.xS5722-XP12004-06-11 
Managed System Services for i7.3.xE5770-MG12016-04-15 
Managed System Services for i7.2.xS5770-MG12014-05-02 
Managed System Services for i7.1.0S5770-MG12010-04-23 
Managed System Services for i5/OS6.1.xS5761-MG12008-03-212015-09-30
Network Authentication Enablement for i7.3.xE5770-NAE2016-04-15 
Network Authentication Enablement for i7.2.xS5770-NAE2014-05-02 
Network Authentication Enablement for i7.1.0S5770-NAE2010-04-23 
Network Authentication Enablement for i5/OS6.1.0S5761-NAE2008-01-292015-09-30
Performance Tools for i7.3.xE5770-PT12016-04-15 
Performance Tools for i7.2.xS5770-PT12014-05-02 
Performance Tools for i7.1.0S5770-PT12010-04-23 
Performance Tools for i5/OS6.1.xS5761-PT12008-03-212015-09-30
Portable Utilities for i5/OS6.1.0S5733-SC12008-03-212015-09-30
Portable Utilities for IBM i7.3.xE5733-SC12016-04-15 
Portable Utilities for IBM i7.2.xS5733-SC12014-05-02 
Portable Utilities for IBM i7.1.0S5733-SC12010-04-23 
Query for i7.3.xE5770-QU12016-04-15 
Query for i7.2.xS5770-QU12014-05-02 
Query for i7.1.0S5770-QU12010-04-23 
Query for i5/OS6.1.xS5761-QU12008-03-212015-09-30
System i Access Family6.1.xS5761-XW12008-03-212015-09-30
System i Access for Linux6.1.0S5761-XL12008-01-292015-09-30
System i Access for Web6.1.xS5761-XH22008-03-212015-09-30
System i Access for Windows6.1.xS5761-XE12008-03-212015-09-30
Web Enablement for i1.1.xE5733-WE32016-06-24 
WebSphere Application Server Express for IBM i8.5.0E5733-W852012-06-15 
WebSphere Application Server Express for IBM i8.0.0E5733-W802011-05-13 
WebSphere Application Server Express for IBM i7.0.0E5733-W702008-10-24 
WebSphere Application Server for IBM i9.0.0E5733-W902016-06-24 

Modification level

“.x” designates that any and all modifications available follow the Enhanced and Standard designated Software support lifecycle policy for the associated version/release of the product.

Policy type

The policy type column indicates which of IBM’s Continuous Delivery (“S”), Standard (“S”), Enhanced (“E”) or Other (“O”) Software support lifecycle policies applies to each version/release product.

General availability

The General availability (GA) date listed is the latest date that a version/release of the product is available to all users, regardless of language or media. A product version/release is not published on the Lifecycle web site until the GA date.

End of support

The End of support (EOS) date listed is the last date on which IBM will deliver standard support services for a given version/release of a product.